Laurel, FL (May 29, 2021) – On Friday, May 28, a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle in the Laurel area.
The fatal collision reportedly occurred at the intersection of Laurel Road E. and N. Tamiami Trail. The injured party was reportedly crossing the roadway when they were hit by an undisclosed vehicle. First responders were called to the scene to provide aid to the wounded victim.
Despite life-saving measures by responding officials, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The site was closed temporarily while emergency response units were on-site. The identity of the deceased victim has been withheld.
An ongoing investigation into the fatal pedestrian crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Tampa FL
The likelihood of a pedestrian suffering life-threatening injuries is increased in the event of a crash. Thousands of pedestrians are killed annually in vehicle collisions, and that figure has been on a steady climb in recent years. Florida is among five states that account for roughly 47% of fatal pedestrian crashes nationwide.
The death of a loved one due to another person’s negligence or carelessness can be completely devastating. After a family member is killed in a sudden accident, surviving family members are often forced to deal with feelings of frustration and helplessness. It is only natural that relatives of the deceased would want to bring those responsible for the deadly crash to justice by pursuing a wrongful death claim.
The primary focus at Rebein Law is to help families recover maximum compensation for their losses associated with a fatal Tampa pedestrian crash. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law and our tenacity have provided our clients with favorable outcomes following a deadly pedestrian accident in Tampa, and we have successfully helped thousands of clients obtain compensation after the loss of a loved one. If you have lost a loved one in a sudden crash, contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case with a Tampa wrongful death attorney.
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